Jan. 16, 1991: Coalition Strikes Start In First Gulf War

The United States and its allies went to war against Iraq on Jan. 16, 1991. "The liberation of Kuwait has begun," President George H. W. Bush announced from the White House shortly after the offensive began.<br><br>
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( Hartford Courant / January 16, 2014 )

The United States and its allies went to war against Iraq on Jan. 16, 1991. "The liberation of Kuwait has begun," President George H. W. Bush announced from the White House shortly after the offensive began.

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